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8 Days: Wildlife Safari- Mountain Gorilla & Chimpanzee Tracking

 

Explore the pearl of Africa with Kwss Ltd. We are happy to inform you that you will go the parks listed below; Kibale Forest, Lake Mburo National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, plus Queen Elizabeth National Park. Some of the animals you will see are: Mountain gorillas, hippos, Leopards, Chimpanzees, Lions, Antelopes, Monkeys, crocodiles, Buffaloes, elephants Zebras plus a profusion of birds.

 

Day One: Wildlife safari begins:
After an early breakfast at the hotel you will drive to Lake Mburo for the initial game drive. This Lake Mburo is an attractive park which is worth visiting; home to zebras plus other mammals. What exactly makes it a exceptional park is the fact that it's surrounded by 5 lakes hence harboring very many bird species. You will appreciate its simplicity although it is endowed with nature. You will reach the park, check into our lodge and afterwards have lunch. There are several lodges such that you may be spoilt by the great choice. They range from luxury, moderate and Budget. A number of them are: Mantana lodge, Arcadia lodge and Mihingo lodge, which offer a splendid view looking over Lake Mburo. While dinning, you will observe animals moving around your lodge. You will personally experience the genuine Uganda wilderness as you enjoy lunch; all your safari expectations will become a reality as the day comes to an end. Later in the afternoon, you will have a boat ride on the lake. You will have an opportunity to see big numbers of hippos playing in the water, crocodiles, numerous elephants plus buffaloes, Elands, zebras, Impalas and antelopes enjoy the vegetation in addition to birds of all types as they sing up in the trees. This will be a wonderful encounter with Mother nature.
following your boat ride, you will return to the lodge to relax. In the evening you will have a sunset walk, going through the open savannahs dotted with the flat roofed acacia trees which offer shelter to zebras, antelopes, birds plus several other animals. You will have an up close look at these wild animals and appreciate the wildlife endowment of Uganda. head back to the lodge for dinner and the night's rest.
Rwonyo Rest Camp - http://www.gorillasafari.net/rwonyo-rest-camp.html


Day Two Bwindi Impenetrable Forest:

Following an early breakfast you will drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. this journey is quite thrilling as you will pleasure in the good vistas of the scenery. As get closer to Kabale, you'll be stunned by the numerous hills which comprise this beautiful countryside. The weather will change as you drive in to Bwindi. On arrival, check into the lodge, however there are numerous lodges around the park and their choice will entirely depend on you. They range from luxury, moderate and budget such as  Gorilla forest camp, Buhoma lodge, Gorilla resort; Buhoma Community Rest Camp and Mahogany springs lodge. They are well located offering a spectacular view looking over this Impenetrable forest. While you dine, you will hear beautiful sounds of the waterfalls and singing birds within the forest. The Gorillas can not be tracked at night so you will wait till morning however in you may choose to have a village walk to interact with the Batwa people living around this forest. You will see women handcraft shop, the traditional healer, local banana brewing process, a school plus the traditional homesteads; amny of these projects are supported by the various lodges in this area. you will be entertained by their cultural dances and songs. This will be unforgettable as you prepare for Mountain gorilla trekking. Head back to your lodge for your dinner and the night's rest.
Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Community Rest Camp - http://buhomacommunity.com/buhoma-community-rest-camp-overview/.


Day Three: Adventure safari with the gorillas in Bwindi: After an early breakfast at the lodge, proceed to the park headquarters to be briefed about how you should behave infront of the gorillas and meet the game ranger. There are nine habituated gorilla groups in Bwindi today that include: Kahungye, Rushegura, Nkuringo, Kyaguriro, Mubare, Oruzogo, Bitukura, Habinyanja as well as Nshongi. About 72 tourists may track these gorillas each. This normally takes approximately 8 hours or even less basing on which place they were last seen the day before.
It requires some physical fitness since you ascend steep hills as you search for the gorillas. If you get exhausted, there are porters to help carry you at an additional fee. Trekking is really a mysterious activity that will raise your hopes until you eventually meet the amazing Mountain Gorillas. Eventually meeting the Mountain Gorillas will be fascinating as you will observe them go about their routine work see the silverback play with the young ones, others resting and Mothers feeding babies. You are allowed to take photos of them which will remind you of the great safari you enjoyed here in Uganda. Certainly this will turn out as one of the most exciting days of your entire life. Head back to the lodge for your dinner and night's rest.

Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Community Rest Camp - http://buhomacommunity.com/buhoma-community-rest-camp-overview/.

 

Day Four Queen Elizabeth National Park;

Have A nice breakfast and leave for Queen Elizabeth National Park, This drive is very fascinating as you depart from the Bwindi countryside of Bwindi. On arrival, you will check into our preferred lodge where you will have lunch. These vary from luxury, moderate and budget such as Katara lodge, Kingfisher Lodge, Simba safari camp, Kyambura game lodge, Bush lodge and Enganzi Lodge among others. The choice depends on you. All these accommodations offer a stunning view of this park and you'll see animals moving around especially elephants. The highlight of this safari will be a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel that connects Lake George and Edward. During the ride, you will sight animals like hippos, elephants, buffaloes and bird watchers will agree that this is an ideal place to sight a profusion of birds in just a single day. Head back to your lodge for you dinner and the night's rest
Dine and slumber at Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge - http://www.naturelodges.biz/the-bush-lodge

 

Day Five: Uganda Wildlife safari at Queen Elizabeth
after an early breakfast prepare for another game drive. The game drive takes about 3 hours exploring the park's corners searching for various animals such as Warthogs, solitary buffaloes, and Elephants, Impalas, lions with their cubs, Leopards, Ugandan Kob, antelopes and birds. Ensure your camera is well charged so as to capture the entire wildlife spectacle on camera. Head back to the lodge for Lunch and to Rest as you get ready for the boat cruise in the afternoon on the Kazinga Channel. you will see several hippos playing in the water, crocodiles laze around in the sun, buffaloes and elephants drinking water, and various birds flying  around and even see other animals a distance away since the boat will be moving slowly.  This experience is very memorable and later you will return to the lodge for your dinner and night's rest. Dine and slumber at Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge - http://www.naturelodges.biz/the-bush-lodge

 

Day Six:  Kibale Forest Park:

Right after your morning breakfast, check out of the lodge and set off to Kibale Forest prominent for its great Chimpanzees. This drive is very thrilling as you will view the crater lakes plus the dense vegetation surrounding the area. Check into your accommodation where you will have lunch. These vary from luxury, moderate and budget for example Chimp Nest Lodge, Ndali Lodge, Primate Lodge among others. Your Choice will mainly depend on your budget for the safari. They all offer amazing views looking over the park hence making your holiday there a comfortable and unforgettable one. You will have a nocturnal game walk in the evening guided by the park ranger within Kibale Forest. Among the nocturnal animals you will see are: potto, bush babies plus night birds. This is a very exciting walk that is only available in this park across the country. it will be awesome since you will sight other animals roaming around the park in the night. Head back to the lodge for your night's rest.

Accommodation: Kibale  Forest camp - http://www.gorillatours.com/accommodations/kibale-forest-camp/

 

Day Seven: Chimpanzee trekking
Today is the long awaited day to track chimpanzees in Kibale Forest. After your breakfast head to the headquarters of the park to meet your safari guide who will guide you to the very best places to see the chimpanzees.  Coming face to face with the chimps in their natural habitat is a thrilling moment. Other than the Chimps, you will sight other primates such as the Blue Monkeys, Red tailed Monkeys and Black & white Monkeys among others. You will see several butterflies and birds within the park. You will personally experience the wonders nature all at their best on this adventurous walk. Head back to the lodge for your night's rest

Dinner and overnight at Kibale  Forest camp - http://www.gorillatours.com/accommodations/kibale-forest-camp/

 

Day Eight: Return to Kampala
After a delicious breakfast, check-out of the lodge and drive to Kampala having lunch along the way. On arrival in Kampala if your flight is not on that day check into Cassia lodge which offers lovely views of the capital Kampala. If you have time within Kampala, you can experience the Kampala nightlife. The night is like daytime as several people visit the bars and even go clubbing until morning. Parties here never end, the driver will drive you back to you accommodation eventually and this will mark the end of this adventurous safari.

 


End of the safari

 

 

HAVE A WONDERFUL TOUR - SEE YOU ON THE ROAD….......


TOTAL COST PER PERSON FOR DAYS IS USD $ 3,985

 

 

 

PACKAGE INCLUDES

  • Accommodation as detailed in the itinerary
  • AMREF (Travel insurance) Flying doctors services in East Africa. (In case of emergency)
  • All meals noted in the itinerary. Each day generally includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner buffets consisting of both western and local dishes.
  • Transportation in standard game viewing safari vehicle complete with pop-up roof for easy viewing and photography.
  • Every passenger is guaranteed a window seat.
  • Your driver/guide speaks English and has in-depth knowledge of the flora, fauna, landscape, and Kenyan culture safaris.
  • A minivan outfitted with two-way, long range high frequency radio communications equipment.
  • Gorilla Permit
  • Chimpanzee Permit
  • Each 4x4 Toyota Hiace minivan carries safari accessories including window sills, a first-aid kit, an ice-chest, and a fire extinguisher.
  • Bottled mineral water during game drives.
  • Park entrance fees and game drives as noted in the itinerary.
  • All government taxes, levies, and fees
  • Pick up and drop off transfers

NOT INCLUDED:

  • International airfares and departures taxes.
  • Personal communications charges for telephone calls, faxes, email, etc.
  • Tips and gratuities for your driver/guide.
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. (Bottled mineral water is provided in the minivan while on game drives.)
  • Laundry services.
  • Between meal snacks, parks, attractions, and events not included in your itinerary
  • Tips
  • Rain jackets, hand cloves
  • Balloon safari in Maasai Mara (USD$475)per ride
  • Personal needs
  • Maasai village visit.(15_20usd$)
  • Night game drive ($150 per person)
 
 
 
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